Published November 29, 1999 by University of California Press .
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Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: 7 x He subtitles his book as "The fate of culture in the postmodern age," but it is not the forward looking fate of culture that interests him. Rather, his vision is backward looking as he examines the often intertwining loops of thought in philosophers, Cited by: 3.
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